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Laboratory Technician

Are you a recent science graduate looking for your first opportunity or an established scientific technician looking to develop their career with an established scientific organisation in Nottingham? We are looking to recruit an ambitious junior scientist with exceptional communication skills and real enthusiasm - this role will be working alongside an established scientific team, providing an excellent opportunity to learn within this space.

The role will be offered on a fixed term contract.

The candidate:

  • Educated to a minimum of A Level in Biology with some laboratory experience or a recent science graduate

  • An interest in Science and knowledge of general microbial techniques is desirable, but not essential

  • Have good attention to detail in completion of paperwork and database entries

  • Be motivated to learn

  • Have a resilience to working under pressure with changing priorities and deadlines

The role:

  • Carry out routine microbiological testing according to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

  • General housekeeping (such as ordering media and chemicals, keeping the laboratories clean, removal of waste), media makeup and stock control.

  • Perform Gram staining and biochemical testing for full identification of microorganisms

  • Be involved in investigational activities where basic microbial techniques are required

  • Use of electronic databases for results input to assist trending

The company:

Our client is a rapidly expanding organisation at the forefront of expert research.

They are actively looking to recruit an enthusiastic professional looking to develop their career with a World leader.


Our client is committed to securing the services of the right candidate and is flexible with regards to the remuneration package available.

Zest Scientific is working to a strict deadline so in order to be considered for this opportunity please apply now and your application will be reviewed immediately.